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Statistics

  • More than a third (37%) of high school students reported they experienced poor mental health.
  • About 10% of teens report being bullied on social media and many other users are subjected to offensive comments.
  • Many young people are stressed by life pressure which affects 60% of 18 -24 year olds and 41% of 25 -34 year olds.
  • There are 24.9 million human trafficking victims worldwide, adults and children of all ages, backgrounds and nationalities.  
  • Suicide is the second leading cause of death among people ages 10 -24 and has been increasing every year since 2007.
  • About 58% job seekers report their job search lasted 2 months or less.
  • More than 700,000 people die due to suicide each year.
  • The average age of exploitation if 12 – 15 years old in the U.S. 
  • Mental health – related emergency department visits have increased 31% for kids ages 12 to 17 compared with 2019.
  • The sex trafficking industry is larger than the global cocaine market and almost as big as the global PC market. 
  • Nearly 20% of high school students report serious thoughts of suicide and 9% have made an attempt to take their lives.
  • Job seekers with a comprehensive LinkedIn profile have a 71% higher chance of getting a job interview.
  • In 2020, firearms accounted for 52.83% of all suicide deaths.
  • Young adults 18 to 25 years old have 13.8% rate of major depressive episodes.
  • 58% of Americans say social media negatively affects their mental health.
  • There is one suicide death in the US every 11.5 minutes.
  • If you or someone you know are having thoughts of harming yourself, please reach out for help by calling or texting the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 988.